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Condition resulting from deficient gonadal functions, such as GAMETOGENESIS and the production of GONADAL STEROID HORMONES. It is characterized by delay in GROWTH, germ cell maturation, and development of secondary sex characteristics. Hypogonadism can be due to a deficiency of GONADOTROPINS (hypogonadotropic hypogonadism) or due to primary gonadal failure (hypergonadotropic hypogonadism).

Year introduced: 1966

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Tree Number(s): C19.391.482

MeSH Unique ID: D007006

Entry Terms:

  • Hypogonadism, Isolated Hypogonadotropic
  • Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism
  • Hypogonadism, Hypogonadotropic
  • Hypergonadotropic Hypogonadism
  • Hypogonadism, Hypergonadotropic

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